International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Guyana From Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Guyana. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Government of Guyana
Start Date
9/8/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers must have proof of vaccination, showing they received at least 1 dose of a vaccine approved by the Minister of Health, which include AstraZeneca, Sputnik V-Gam, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson. Proof of vaccination must be in English or with a certified translation.

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The requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Guyana official gazette
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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours
  • A Molecular Test Up To 72 hours
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.

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US Embassy for Guyana
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Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Guyana.

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Government of Guyana
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 2 years and older must wear masks in public places.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for some public places

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Description

Travelers who want to enter some public places such as casinos, gyms, cinemas, and other public buildings must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Alternatively, they can have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 7 days before their appointment.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Government of Guyana
Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Guyana and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
172.98
Increased by-70.68
at 10/14/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
46.67%
Increased by0.75%
at 10/12/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
368,850
Increased by5,931
at 10/12/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.01
Increased by-0.01
at 10/12/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

A nationwide curfew is in place between the hours of 10:30 pm to 4 am and most establishments and facilities that are not essential services must close by 9:30 pm. Proof of vaccination or PCR test conducted within 7 days must be presented to access public buildings. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Guyana can be found at https://guyanatourism.com...
Last Checked
10/13/2021

Use of mask

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Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and on public transportation.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open until 9:30 pm for vaccinated customers with proof of ID. Limits to capacity are in place and seating is limited to a maximum of 6 people per table.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open until 9:30 pm for vaccinated customers with proof of ID. Limits to capacity are in place and seating is limited to a maximum of 6 people per table.

Nightclubs

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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Non-essential shops must close by 9:30 pm.

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